Thursday, 26 June 2008

On my Grandparent's front lawn.

I have a confession to make....

Wednesday, 25 June 2008

I am unbelievably obsessed with So You Think You Can Dance.

As soon as I can find a link to Mark and Chelsie's dance from this evening I will most likely watch it non-stop. Please tell me you know what I'm talking about.
Also, these two *sigh*...
Anybody with me?
EDIT// Here it is!

Latest Ebay Triumph

Tuesday, 24 June 2008

Frye Campus Boots.
Oh, I have been wanting these forever.
Now no more ebay, I promise.

Mud Cloth Prints at Oak

Friday, 20 June 2008

Oak NYC has beautiful black and white mud cloth prints. If that scarf wasn't out of stock I would have ordered it in an instant. Click on the pictures for links. I googled mud cloth to find out more about it and found another site selling the scarves for $12, which I hope is fair-trade but I'm not sure. Okay the shoes are not mud cloth print, but they are from this company called Rubber Duck which donates a portion of each shoe purchase to charity.

Mmm... Summertime

Thursday, 19 June 2008

Luke and I went for a bike ride today and rewarded ourselves with ice cream. Yum!

C'est super chouette!.. That's great!

Tuesday, 17 June 2008

I love these stamps by floradouville. They have slang French expressions and they are color coded. Blue is for negatives and yellow is for the positives.

What a dollar can buy

Sunday, 15 June 2008

Aren't garage sales fun?
Salt and Pepper shakers.
One, Two.

New Built by Wendy Patterns for Knits!

Friday, 13 June 2008

Yay!! I was really hoping the Simplicity/BBW collaboration was not over yet. Personally, I'm a fan of the t-shirt dress pattern.


built by me, originally uploaded by mizutamago.

The color of summer. Sunshine, daisies, sunflowers, and perhaps a polka dot bikini.

More yellow flickr favorites:
linen/cotton large check
Carpenter Dress in Yellow Linen


Thursday, 12 June 2008

Dress and scarf from Cottoli.
Please someone teach me to crochet.


Sunday, 1 June 2008

I watched Sharkwater last night and I was blown away. It is a documentary made by Rob Stewart a young film maker and biologist. I learned so much about these beautiful creatures, that they have survived five extinctions, that they do not eat humans, that we need them in the ocean for our survival, and that they are very endangered.
Sharks are valuable for their fins which are cut off to be made into Shark Fin Soup which is a very prestigious dish that can sell for $90US a bowl. The sharks fins are cut off and then thrown back into the water where they bleed to death and die.
At first I could watch the sharks get hooked because I thought "they're just ugly fish" but this film taught me to respect sharks, even care for them, and by the end of the film I found it so graphically heartbreaking I had to look away.
I recommend watching this film if only just to learn about the beauty of these creatures that have survived on this planet much longer than us.

I loved hearing what would be in your "Daring book":
magical chocolate chip cookies (yummy!)
building a secret world inside of a box
how to make a camera obscura ( I had to look this up!)
how to french braid hair (I was so proud when I could do this on myself)
make clay beads (good idea)
cats cradle
snow flake cut outs
friendship bracelets lots and lots of friendship bracelets (of course Kate!)
how to properly start a campfire (always good to know)
make your own tea (oh that would be amazing)
bake bread :)
how to climb a tree (I'll have to take a picture of my favorite climbing tree)
how to make your own moccasins (beading and all! wow!)

Thank you so much for sharing! I think I still have to learn some of these skills.

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